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In August 2019, Daniel Pantaleo, the officer involved in the chokehold death of an African-American, was dismissed from the NYPD.
Brazilian President says criminals will "die like cockroaches" under proposed new laws on use of lethal force.
In June and July 2019, the Hong Kong police used force against demonstrators during mass protests that was sometimes excessive.
This glossary contains key terms of international law and the use of force by law enforcement agencies and officials.Find out more